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Mar 25, 2013 8:00pm PDT
of education into how the university handles and reports rape cases. what do you think the investigation is going to find here? >> they're going to find there is a pervasive culture of sexual assault where the university is acted with deliberate indifference. >> reporter: if an administrator tells a student rape is like football, what does that tell you about the culture here? >> well, i'm not going to comment on any specific case but i think that it absolutely needs to be the case that our administrators respond in a way that is supportive and fair to all the parties involved in these incidents. >> reporter: holdon thorpe is the chancellor of unc. the federal probe comes amid new outrage on the chapel hill campus over a case before the student run honor court. a young woman unsuccessfully sought punishment for an exboyfriend she claims sexually abused her. instead, she ended up facing honor court charges of intimidation. what do you say to these women who say that the system here filed them? >> well, we're supportive of our students and we need to be as supportive as we ca
Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
a lot of things simultaneously and trying to educate ourselves, if you will, truly it's a fact-finding mission for us right now to determine what that background consisted of and where that leads us is yet to be known. >> all right. and then now a finally all colorado corrections facilities are under lockdown through the weekend. so is that just a precaution or are you concerned there could be more violence? >> well, i can't speak to the increased security that the department of corrections is exercising at this point. obviously they have to make sure that they do their own asse assessment and what they feel might be remaining risks or not and make decisions accordingly. and then we recognize that amongst various executives across the state that's something that we're actively engaged in in terms of providing additional security from our perspective. but we realize that because there is no conclusive, you know, ending to this case yet, it's unknown on whether or not there is a remaining threat or not. >> lieutenant kramer, thank you for taking the time. the latest information w
Mar 26, 2013 4:00pm PDT
and caused a battle going on for decades and same with brown versus board of education and found ere ways to segregate the schools and said the cases perhaps right but they happened too soon. are they afraid of doing that here? >> i think so. and route bader ginsburg, the leading liberal on the court now, she is critical of roe v. wade for just that reason and in today's argument very careful a couple of times saying we don't have to deal with all 50 states. let's just make this case about california. there are procedural issues about the issue of who has the right to bring the case which could allow the court to duck the issue altogether. frankly, what today the conclusion i reached about today was that tomorrow is even more important. tomorrow is the day they evaluate the constitutionality of the defense of marriage act. that's the law that says the federal government will not recognize same-sex marriages even in the states where it's legal. this seemed to be -- they seemed to be teeing up for perhaps striking down doma and leaving the california law for another day. >> that's
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